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[Australia] ALEC Helps Philip Morris Block Plain Packaging Tobacco Rules

Oliver... did not mention how ALEC has helped the tobacco companies...ALEC sent a letter to the Australian Senate opposing plain packaging ... Using international trade agreements to attempt to override the health regulations of sovereign nations, as Big
PR Watch
added Feb 17, 2015 12:05
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One in every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan illicit

loses almost Rs 26 billion per year due to illicit tobacco trade, Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) pressed in a detailed presentation to Director General I&I (IRS) and his team.
The News Tribe (uk)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:47
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[USA] Obama makes trade case to House Democrats — Senators take to the web to oppose TPA — Administration to face Congress on Cuba

A coalition of 50 public health groups have urged EU officials to guard against the possibility of tobacco companies using TTIP to block anti-smoking regulations, citing a case brought by Philip Morris International against Australia’s plain-packaging law
Politico
added Jan 31, 2015 10:38
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[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on cigarette packaging: smoking out Conservative thinking

So the government has shuffled reluctantly into a sensible public health policy, but with such obvious squeamishness that any political credit due belongs to the opposition. Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr Cameron would still be h
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:18
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Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Publishes Article on E-Cigarettes in Smokeshop Magazine

“Hey Legislators: Vaping Products Don’t Belong in the MSA!” discusses the “longshot” bid by congressmen to have e-cigarettes included in the Master Settlement ...E-cigarette companies were not even in operation at the time the MSA was signed, and therefo
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Dec 7, 2014 13:01
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[Massachusetts] Hearing on tobacco ban ends on sour note / WESTMINSTER BOARD CUTS OFF DISCUSSION

With more than 200 people attending, a Board of Health public hearing on a proposed ban on tobacco sales ended prematurely after shouting broke out over a no-clapping rule.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Nov 13, 2014 03:16
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[Russia] WHO FCTC throws out public at Moscow Meeting: “What do they have to hide?”, asks JTI

COP is again hijacked by tobacco control lobbyists who freely exercise undue influence. We urge the FCTC to take every remaining opportunity to fix this broken process and to respect rules of good governance, rather than institutionalizing a policy of clo
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:10
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: One hundred and fifty ways the nanny state is good for us

But scratch the surface and you’ll discover nanny state critics are frequently backed by powerful vested interests, like the tobacco industry arguing against plain packaging on cigarettes, or the secretive PR outfit know as the Institute of Public Affairs
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:44
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[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27
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[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24
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